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Newsmakers: Waterways classified, India ninth on crony-capitalism index and more

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Government groups 106 national waterways in 3 categories

Government has grouped the 106 national waterways (NWs) in the country into 3 categories based on their viability, coastal area and those in the hilly and inaccessible terrain, Parliament was informed on Monday. Last month, the National Waterways Act, 2016, came into force, which declared these 106 waterways in to NWs and techno economic feasibility (TEF) studies are being conducted on selected NWs at present, Minister of State for Shipping P Radhakrishnan said in a written reply in Rajya Sabha.

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